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Re: How old are Emacs users?


From: Robert Marshall
Subject: Re: How old are Emacs users?
Date: Tue, 01 May 2007 20:12:00 GMT
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.99 (gnu/linux)

On Tue, 01 May 2007, Harald Hanche-Olsen wrote:

> + Joe Fineman <address@hidden>:
> 
>| Ah, well, if we're doing prehistory, then I was using TV -- a
>| screen-oriented version of TECO -- in the mid '70s.
> 
> Oh, come on.  Surely, I cannot be the only one here who's been using
> punch cards?  Rhetorical question really; I know of one other at
> least, that I gratuitously insulted a while back in the thread.
> That was in my student days.  We got really good with those card
> punches.  There was a minor competition going on, trying to squeeze
> the most labour saving tricks into those control cards.

Me2 - I used to be able to use a hand card punch - not those fancy
electronic punches, and the terminals I started out on had paper tape
attachments but I never had the enjoyment of a paper tape splicing
session.


> 
> Someone is going to bring up clay tables next.
> 

probably

Robert
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